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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
is here at it is about our president. take back the house, elected democrats at every level of government and fight for our values for 100% of the american people. thank you. thank you, madam chair. [applause] >> thank you, secretary. the next item on the committee's agenda is the report from the credentials committee. i'd like to recognize co-chairs to give us an update on this. >> in a. >> thank you, madam chair. on the have of the rest of the potential committee we are honored to present our report. >> the credentials committee received a challenge to the election of dnc members from the state of georgia, and a challenge to the election process used in the election of dnc members from virginia. >> most of these challenges were received in a timely fashion, and reviewed by the credentials committee co-chair. after reviewing each of these challenges, the co-chairs determined that neither of the challenges have merit and the members under challenge were to comment to be properly elected members of the democratic national committee. >> with that, we now recommend to this body the adoption
Jan 23, 2013 7:30am EST
honorable friend he was in that referendum was very much part of his manifesto of the last election. [shouting] >> in the interest of harmony i think we'll leave that to one side. >> mr. speaker, a constituent of mine with a chronic medical condition tells me that he is just 20 pounds a week to spend on food and clothing after paying his utility bills, and after april after the welfare cuts in april, he will just have to pounds a day. if the prime minister police we're all in it together, with the agreed to review the impact on the very poorest of the welfare cuts so that my constituents sacrifices are in line with his own? >> i will look very close to what the honorable gentleman says and the circumstances. let me just make the point, if you compare 2013 with 2010 in terms of the level of key benefits, it is worth making this point. and unemployed person on jobseeker's allowance is getting 325 pounds more this year than in 2010. a couple jobseeker's allowance, 500 pounds more. a single out of work mother, 420 pounds more to do with the opposition try and do, week after week, is som
Jan 24, 2013 2:00am EST
as our elected representatives, please, please don't let us wait. god bless our brave men and women in uniform to this but i want to thank all of you for your testimony of sergeant for your courage to be here today to tell us your story. certainly acts of sexual assault under any conditions are especially hammes but committed by those in position of power and under the code of authority, they are especially reprehensible and we certainly appreciate you taking the time to be here today. this question is to ms. mcnally and ms. norris. the dod and military services have taken a number of steps albeit maybe not enough to develop a sense and refine the respect of sexual assault response programs. as individuals who are regularly involved with providing care such as sexual assault, what do you consider to be the trade mark of a good response program? >> thank you. a big problem is understanding why we go on reported, and i could see that the generals are putting their arms around this very same thing trying to explain that. and i can tell you speaking for myself and for some of the victim
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
three months, for how long? until you have another election? that's far too long for the health and sanity of the american people. >> at the same time we had that phenomenon, i believe the general accountability office has estimated that the direct cost of republicans taking this right up to the brink on the debt, full faith and credit of the next it's last time was over a billion dollars in increased interest costs. we could also expect to see increase in borrowing costs for taxpayers if we don't get this debt ceiling resolve. >> that is a definite possibility, congressman. the extent we disrupt markets, we worry investors, we create risk. we are not hurting just the federal government, the state governments and local governments that, of course, do not generally borrow at low interest rates the federal government borrows at so than the risk premium in there who are driving up risk premium around the world when you generate this kind of risk. >> yoga and testimony indicates that for a decade, actually for a couple o decades, we have seen income inequality increased dramatically
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